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Non-Traditional School: A Choice for Your High Achieving Kids?

Objectively, I would consider my children high-achievers, and I have to give some credit for that to their flexible and personalized schooling.  Here is why I decided to take a non-traditional school approach to their education. My son Jonathan took an interest in robotics when he was barely 15. He began taking college classes in […]

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Meet The Artist – Julia Chon

Online school has provided Julia – an 11th grader at K12 International Academy (iCademy) – with a flexible school setting, allowing her the opportunity to explore her artistic passion.

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How Online Learning Reshapes the Education Future

Andrei Nichols, Head of School for Michigan Virtual Charter Academy, explains why online learning is the wave of the K-12 education future. Why its use in the classroom is steadily growing, why more parents are turning to it as an alternative and the role family plays in making it work. Link to broadcast: http://weaa.org/post/vk12-112016-how-online-learning-reshapes-education-future?platform=hootsuite

K12 Big Data Team Wins Baltimore Orioles Hackathon

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 18, 2016 /Business Wire/ — The big data team from K12 Inc. solved a problem that most Major League Baseball teams have struggled with for the past seven years – how to get Toronto Blue Jays’ slugger José Bautista out. “We didn’t have a big data team three years ago. We knew we had […]

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Eufaula Opens First Virtual Public School

By Jamon Smith Staff Writer Alabama’s first statewide virtual public school has opened its cyber doors. The Alabama Virtual Academy is a full-time online public school that was recently approved by the Alabama Department of Education. Classes started Sept. 8 for kindergarten through second grades, but the school is still accepting students until Oct. 5. […]

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New Portage Resident Heads Online School

WiscNews – August 31, 2015 Wisconsin’s largest K-12 online public charter school begins its 13th school year today with some new blood in administration after announcing Portage resident Nicholaus Sutherland as the new head of school. Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA) is a non-instrumentality charter that has partnered with the McFarland School District for the past […]

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Embrace Online Public Schools

Fox & Hounds – August 31, 2015 Like many families throughout California, ours is taking the important step of beginning another school year. Although we live in Sacramento County, my sons will be attending an excellent public school in Sutter County. Or, more precisely, the school will be coming to them. My sons attend California Virtual Academies (CAVA), an online […]